Setting up SSH keys

Daniel Ellis
Apr 29, 2020 · 2 min read

When working remotely on external machines, it is common to connect to these through the secure shell (ssh) protocol. Often this comes in the form of entering ssh -Y username@hostname.domain followed by a password. It is, however, possible to generate a secure key, which identifies your computer without the need of remembering and re-entering lengthy passwords.

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